No Winners From Sacramento Region In First Round Of 'Vax For The Win' ContestThe state of California held its first drawing Friday for the lottery in the state's vaccine incentive program.
Some Local Companies, Cities Giving Financial Incentives To Those Who Get COVID VaccineThere is a new push to get people vaccinated against COVID-19. Some companies are offering cash incentives for their employees to get the shots.
Sacramento Airport Gets $13M In Federal Coronavirus Relief FundingFederal relief money may help get tourism off the ground again at the Sacramento International Airport.
Pres. Biden Outlines Plan To Have All Adults Vaccine-Eligible By May 1President Joe Biden is outlining his plan to make all adult Americans eligible for vaccination by May 1 and get the nation back "closer to normal" by the Fourth of July.
Once Hailed As Heroes In COVID Fight, Governors Newsom, Cuomo Facing Political CrisesAt the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, two Democratic governors on opposite ends of the country were hailed as heroes for their leadership in a crisis. Now they're leaders on the ropes.
As 500,000th COVID Death Looms, US Reaches Pivotal MomentThe United States will within hours record its unfathomable 500,000th death from Covid-19 paradoxically at a moment of rare hope in the pandemic.
'It's Not Enough': Sacramento Small Businesses Weigh In On California COVID Relief PackageExperts called the coronavirus relief package announced by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday a drop in the bucket in relation to how much damage the pandemic has done to small businesses.
Sacramento City Council Approves $31M Expansion Of Rental Assistance ProgramThe Sacramento City Council approved an expansion of emergency rental assistance Tuesday.
Gov. Newsom Signs Law Extending Eviction Protections Until JuneCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday that extends eviction protections through the end of June.
Gov. Newsom: California Has Tripled COVID Vaccination RateGovernor Gavin Newsom says California has tripled its rate of COVID-19 vaccinations since the beginning of the month.
California Audit: More Virus Money Should Have Gone To Small CountiesCalifornia should have spent more money helping its smaller counties battle the coronavirus, state Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday, criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration for favoring places with big populations despite data showing the needs of rural areas “were at least the same if not greater.”
Northern California Native Aaron Rodgers Publicly Criticizes Gov. Newsom Over His Handling Of The PandemicGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers publicly slammed government leaders, including Governor Gavin Newsom for his handling of the pandemic.
'We Will Be There By The Early Fall': Fauci Talks Return To Normalcy With Gov. NewsomIn a virtual conversation with California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the general public could potentially begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations by April and estimated life could begin returning to normal in the early fall of 2021.
House Passes Bill To Increase Stimulus Checks To $2,000The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to pass a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000, with 275 members voting for the bill and 134 voting against it.
Trump Signs COVID-19 Economic Relief PackageThe White House said Sunday night that President Trump signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid and $1.4 trillion in government spending, averting a government shutdown and providing support for millions of Americans.